Frequently Asked Questions
Do you offer Work
Yes. We offer a 5 day work experience placement for pupils
aged 14+ yrs at the New Theatre or St David's Hall.
Placements are offered following completion of an application form
that can be downloaded and a practical workshop.
Unfortunately we are no longer able to offer work experience
during the month of July. July has become an increasingly
busy for all departments, with a higher level of commitments to
events and performances. This puts a greater demand on staffing and
resources meaning that they unable to devote the time needed to
make a placement a worthwhile experience.
Download an application
form (opens in a new browser window) or call us for more
How many Work Experience pupils can you
We can accommodate up to 6 a term
(1 at a time in each venue).
How far in advance do I need to
The earlier, the better. The
deadline and workshop will always be a term in advance, so anyone
who is unsuccessful will still have time to find an alternative
Do you offer Work Placement opportunities
for students / graduates?
Occasionally it is possible to
arrange a specific placement. If you would like to be
considered for a placement, send a covering note and your c.v to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Make sure to include the type of placement you would like and the
dates you would be available.
Can I have a placement with your costume
and make up department?
No - as we do not have one.
The New Theatre and St David's Hall are both receiving venues,
meaning productions come with their own staff. It may be
possible if you are able to contact the production company
Cardiff Gamelan - The St David's Hall set of bronze Javanese
Taster sessions for schools on the St David's Hall Javanese
gamelan instruments are available throughout the term time.
Gamelan Gang Tuesdays 4.30pm-5.30pm at St
Exploring music on the St David's Hall Javanese gamelan for 4 - 7
Cardiff Gamelan Ensemble Tuesdays 6.00pm-8.00pm
at St David's Hall
An adult community gamelan ensemble. Players of all abilities are
Future Dance Cardiff
A regular technique class for young dancers aged 14-19
who want to enter professional dance training.
Click here for more information and online application
Arts Active sends out regular schools
mailings, so if you're a teacher who isn't getting our stuff and
you want to, get in touch!
Soundworks is a music project for adults coping with physical
and learning difficulties. Arts Active works in collaboration with
Cardiff's Adult service day centres to offer their clients a chance
to explore and create music in an enjoyable and accessible manner
at a weekly music session. Participants are encouraged to
communicate and negotiate with others using instruments, art, drama
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A2: Arts Active | Telephone 029 2087 8570 | email@example.com | Fax 029 2087
Arts Active. St David's Hall, The Hayes, Cardiff CF10 1AH.